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Course title Entrepreneurship and Research Methods
Course code EBC4216
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 5-9-2016 28-10-2016 X X
4 6-2-2017 7-4-2017 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Jolien Huybrechts
For more information: j.huybrechts@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
The goal of this course is to advance students’ knowledge on theories and processes in entrepreneurial and smaller businesses. Specific attention will be given to the different methodologies used within this research field. The course also aims to further develop the research skills of the students.
Description
This course discusses theories and advanced research topics in the areas of entrepreneurship and small business management. The course reviews concepts such as effectuation, bricolage, resource dependency and further develops knowledge on specific types of entrepreneurial businesses (e.g., social entrepreneurship).
With regards to research methodology, both quantitative and qualitative research methods will be studied, and students will get the opportunity to do exercises on research techniques such as case study analysis, factor analysis and regression analysis.
Literature
To be announced
Prerequisites
Keywords
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Papers / Groupwork
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master International Business Track Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship
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